8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi

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Tuesday Departure
Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira Dubai
Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi
Park Rotana Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
Wednesday Departure
Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira Dubai
Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi
Park Rotana Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi

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Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This active program covers a good amount of ground each day. Expect from two to three hours walking on some touring days. The pace is moderate, however you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps. A few early wake-ups, some between 6 and 7 am. Expect the longest time spent on the bus to be the drive of 2 hours to and from Abu Dhabi. Weather is very pleasant during the day from October through April but sometimes it becomes a little cold and windy in the evening. The optional tour of Desert Safari involves a rough drive over the dunes and low seating in the camp. It is not recommended for pregnant women, people with back problems or heart conditions.

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Accommodation Details

  • Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights New York-Dubai, Dubai-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights First Class accommodations
    • 4 nights Dubai
    • 2 nights Abu Dhabi
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges including Dubai & Abu Dhabi tourism fees
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 9 meals: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Special Features

  • During the Dubai City Tour, view the man-made Palm Island and Dubai’s signature landmark Burj Al Arab
  • Abu Dhabi City Tour includes visits to Heritage Village and Zayed House
  • Visit Al Ain, the Garden City of the United Arab Emirates and one of the oldest settlements
  • Ascend to the very top of Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

Is This Trip Right for You?

This active program covers a good amount of ground each day. Expect from two to three hours walking on some touring days. The pace is moderate, however you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps. A few early wake-ups, some between 6 and 7 am. Expect the longest time spent on the bus to be the drive of 2 hours to and from Abu Dhabi. Weather is very pleasant during the day from October through April but sometimes it becomes a little cold and windy in the evening. The optional tour of Desert Safari involves a rough drive over the dunes and low seating in the camp. It is not recommended for pregnant women, people with back problems or heart conditions.

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Note: your itinerary will change depending upon the day of the week you depart. Click a day above to see what is included.

DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart for the United Arab Emirates
Depart for Dubai

DAY 2, Wednesday - Arrive in Dubai
Arrive in Dubai, the quintessential land of opulence, wealth and astonishing skyscrapers and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to rest, relax and acclimate to your new time zone
Overnight: Dubai

DAY 3, Thursday - Dubai City Tour
A fabulous day discovering Dubai, one of the world's most futuristic cities with its dramatic skyline, once a tranquil port of Bedouin traders and pearl divers. Begin with a photo stop at Dubai's signature landmark, Burj Al Arab, the celebrated sail-shaped hotel facing the Persian Gulf. Continue to the Jumeirah Palm, a man-made island, which was built in the shape of a palm tree and houses, residential buildings, villas, and luxury resorts. Upon entering the island, board the Palm Monorail which will take you to the far end of the palm. Marvel at the stunning views of the island as you ride high above the ground. The next station will be close to Atlantis hotel for a photo stop before you continue via Sheikh Zayed road to the world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa. Here, while at the top, a guide will help answer all your questions from your vantage point on level 124 of the building. Free time for lunch in Dubai Mall. Afterward, drive to the oldest part of the city. The Bastakiya area is where old wind-towered houses of wealthy merchants can still be seen. While in the area, visit the Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fort, which has survived for two centuries. Continue the tour through the cloth markets and end up at the Abras, where local water taxis will take you across the Creek to the area of spice and gold souks. Walk through the bustling alleys of these souks and allow the mystical aromas of numerous spices tantalize your senses. The jewelry on sale varies from the traditional to the latest designs at amazingly affordable prices. Return to the hotel for an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers, followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Friday - Full Day in Dubai
Take a leisurely stroll along Dubai's vast coastline this morning or head to the colossal Dubai Mall for shopping or, join the thrilling optional Desert Safari this afternoon. Board a 4X4 vehicle in Dubai and head out towards the highest sand dunes of the surreal surrounding desert. Feel the thrill of "dune bashing" as you spiral up and down the enormous golden dunes. Stop to watch the beautiful sunset before reaching the Bedouin campsite. You'll be welcomed with traditional Arabic coffee and might have the opportunity to ride a camel. Then, enjoy a barbecue dinner, specially prepared. Later, a captivating belly dancer enchants you with her swirling dances before returning to Dubai
Optional: Half Day Desert Safari with dinner (PM)
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Saturday - Al Ain Tour
Today, travel to Al Ain, the Garden City of the UAE and one of the oldest settlements. A green city with an incredible number of public parks, it is also the birthplace of H.H. Sheikh Zayed, the former president of the UAE. Visit Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, the residence of Sheikh Zayed and his family between 1937 and 1966. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant. The tour also includes a visit to the most important museum in the UAE, Al Ain National Museum which houses artifacts of ancient times that have been discovered in and around the city, ancient Arabic manuscripts and royal treasures. See a traditional camel market and go to the Hili Archaeological Gardens, the excavation site of a Bronze Age settlement that dates back to 3000 B.C. Return to Dubai in the evening
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Sunday - Full Day in Dubai
Enjoy the morning at leisure or, join an optional tour to Sharjah, cultural center of the Emirates, known for its major museums, distinctive landmarks and elegant mosques. Visit the Islamic Museum, housing over 5,000 artifacts from all over the Islamic World and the Heritage Museum depicting Sharjah's rich and diverse heritage. In the afternoon depart for Abu Dhabi and arrive in time for a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers
Optional: Half Day Sharjah Tour (AM)
Overnight: Abu Dhabi
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Monday - Abu Dhabi Tour
Start off the day with a city tour of the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, also known as the Arabian Jewel. Drive past Jebel Ali, the largest man-made port in the world before arriving at the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, an iconic symbol of Abu Dhabi. Continue along the city's glamorous Corniche, with blue waters glittering on one side and shimmering skyscrapers lining the other. At the Breakwater, pause to take photos of the city's fabulous skyline. Then, on to Heritage Village, a reconstructed traditional desert village. Here, journey to the past and experience life in Abu Dhabi before oil revenues altered the landscape. Many different aspects of desert life are attractively displayed in the open-air museum along with workshops where craftsmen demonstrate traditional skills, while women are weaving and spinning. Afterward, stop at the Zayed House for a fascinating sneak peek into the life of the late Sheikh Zayed, 'Father of the Nation'. Have lunch on your own and consider taking the optional tour of the Falcon Hospital this afternoon to get a deep insight in the tradition of falconry. Enjoy your final night in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates at leisure to explore the city or take a seaside stroll along the beautiful Corniche
Optional: Falcon Hospital Tour (PM)
Overnight: Abu Dhabi
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Tuesday - Depart the United Arab Emirates
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for the United Arab Emirates
Depart for Dubai

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Dubai
Arrive in Dubai, the quintessential land of opulence, wealth and astonishing skyscrapers and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to rest, relax and acclimate to your new time zone
Overnight: Dubai

DAY 3, Friday - Dubai City Tour
A fabulous day discovering Dubai, one of the world's most futuristic cities with its dramatic skyline, once a tranquil port of Bedouin traders and pearl divers. Begin with a photo stop at Dubai's signature landmark, Burj Al Arab, the celebrated sail-shaped hotel facing the Persian Gulf. Continue to the Jumeirah Palm, a man-made island, which was built in the shape of a palm tree and houses, residential buildings, villas, and luxury resorts. Upon entering the island, board the Palm Monorail which will take you to the far end of the palm. Marvel at the stunning views of the island as you ride high above the ground. The next station will be close to Atlantis hotel for a photo stop before you continue via Sheikh Zayed road to the world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa. Here, while at the top, a guide will help answer all your questions from your vantage point on level 124 of the building. Free time for lunch in Dubai Mall. Afterward, drive to the oldest part of the city. The Bastakiya area is where old wind-towered houses of wealthy merchants can still be seen. While in the area, visit the Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fort, which has survived for two centuries. Continue the tour through the cloth markets and end up at the Abras, where local water taxis will take you across the Creek to the area of spice and gold souks. Walk through the bustling alleys of these souks and allow the mystical aromas of numerous spices tantalize your senses. The jewelry on sale varies from the traditional to the latest designs at amazingly affordable prices. Return to the hotel for an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers, followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Saturday - Full Day in Dubai
Take a leisurely stroll along Dubai's vast coastline this morning or head to the colossal Dubai Mall for shopping or, join the thrilling optional Desert Safari this afternoon. Board a 4X4 vehicle in Dubai and head out towards the highest sand dunes of the surreal surrounding desert. Feel the thrill of "dune bashing" as you spiral up and down the enormous golden dunes. Stop to watch the beautiful sunset before reaching the Bedouin campsite. You'll be welcomed with traditional Arabic coffee and might have the opportunity to ride a camel. Then, enjoy a barbecue dinner, specially prepared. Later, a captivating belly dancer enchants you with her swirling dances before returning to Dubai
Optional: Half Day Desert Safari with dinner (PM)
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Al Ain Tour
Today, travel to Al Ain, the Garden City of the UAE and one of the oldest settlements. A green city with an incredible number of public parks, it is also the birthplace of H.H. Sheikh Zayed, the former president of the UAE. Visit Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, the residence of Sheikh Zayed and his family between 1937 and 1966. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant. The tour also includes a visit to the most important museum in the UAE, Al Ain National Museum which houses artifacts of ancient times that have been discovered in and around the city, ancient Arabic manuscripts and royal treasures. See a traditional camel market and go to the Hili Archaeological Gardens, the excavation site of a Bronze Age settlement that dates back to 3000 B.C. Return to Dubai in the evening
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Monday - Full Day in Dubai
Enjoy the morning at leisure or, join an optional tour to Sharjah, cultural center of the Emirates, known for its major museums, distinctive landmarks and elegant mosques. Visit the Islamic Museum, housing over 5,000 artifacts from all over the Islamic World and the Heritage Museum depicting Sharjah's rich and diverse heritage. In the afternoon depart for Abu Dhabi and arrive in time for a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers
Optional: Half Day Sharjah Tour (AM)
Overnight: Abu Dhabi
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Tuesday - Abu Dhabi Tour
Start off the day with a city tour of the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, also known as the Arabian Jewel. Drive past Jebel Ali, the largest man-made port in the world before arriving at the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, an iconic symbol of Abu Dhabi. Continue along the city's glamorous Corniche, with blue waters glittering on one side and shimmering skyscrapers lining the other. At the Breakwater, pause to take photos of the city's fabulous skyline. Then, on to Heritage Village, a reconstructed traditional desert village. Here, journey to the past and experience life in Abu Dhabi before oil revenues altered the landscape. Many different aspects of desert life are attractively displayed in the open-air museum along with workshops where craftsmen demonstrate traditional skills, while women are weaving and spinning. Afterward, stop at the Zayed House for a fascinating sneak peek into the life of the late Sheikh Zayed, 'Father of the Nation'. Have lunch on your own and consider taking the optional tour of the Falcon Hospital this afternoon to get a deep insight in the tradition of falconry. Enjoy your final night in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates at leisure to explore the city or take a seaside stroll along the beautiful Corniche
Optional: Falcon Hospital Tour (PM)
Overnight: Abu Dhabi
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Wednesday - Depart the United Arab Emirates
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Half Day Desert Safari with dinner

Board a 4X4 vehicle and head out towards the highest desert sand dunes for an exhilarating experience. Feel the thrill of what the locals call "dune bashing" as you spiral up and down the enormous golden dunes. Stop to watch the beautiful sunset before reaching the Bedouin campsite where you’ll be welcomed with traditional Arabic coffee and possibly have the opportunity to ride a camel followed by a specially prepared barbecue dinner. Later, a captivating belly dancer enchants you with her swirling dances before returning to your hotel.

Pick up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 6 hours.

*This activity is an off road experience. Pregnant women or anyone with difficulty breathing, heart, back or other medical conditions should consider whether this optional tour is right for them.

Day #4 01 Sep 2018 - 31 May 2019 $75.00
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Half Day Sharjah Tour

This half-day tour takes you to Sharjah, the "Pearl of the Gulf." Visit the Islamic Museum which houses more than 5000 artifacts from all over the Islamic World. Continue to the Heritage Museum where you will discover Sharjah's rich and diverse heritage and explore traditions that have endured the test of time. A visit to Sharjah is not complete without a stroll in the souks, where you can bargain for jewelry, handicrafts, and carpets, among other specialty items. Visit the Souk Al Arsah, the oldest in the country, and Souk Al Markazi, the largest souk in Sharjah with over 600 shops where you can bargain to your heart’s content.

Pick up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #6 01 Sep 2018 - 31 May 2019 $39.00
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Falcon Hospital Tour

A special visit to the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital. Here, we will get a deep insight in the tradition of falconry with a display of special tools and equipment. The tour will also include a display of the registration and the unique passports of the falcons, a visit to the examination room where you will see the precious falcons undergoing feather repair, or manicure and pedicure, you will experience a real life work surrounded by a variety of different falcons. Afterwards, you will visit the large aviary where falcons are kept and fly free inside and then the highlight is the opportunity to take photos with the majestic falcons sitting on your arm in our beautiful hospital garden.

Pick up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #7 01 Oct 2018 - 31 May 2019 $60.00
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Half Day Desert Safari with dinner

Board a 4X4 vehicle and head out towards the highest desert sand dunes for an exhilarating experience. Feel the thrill of what the locals call "dune bashing" as you spiral up and down the enormous golden dunes. Stop to watch the beautiful sunset before reaching the Bedouin campsite where you’ll be welcomed with traditional Arabic coffee and possibly have the opportunity to ride a camel followed by a specially prepared barbecue dinner. Later, a captivating belly dancer enchants you with her swirling dances before returning to your hotel.

Pick up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 6 hours.

*This activity is an off road experience. Pregnant women or anyone with difficulty breathing, heart, back or other medical conditions should consider whether this optional tour is right for them.

Day #4 01 Sep 2018 - 31 May 2019 $75.00
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Half Day Sharjah Tour

This half-day tour takes you to Sharjah, the "Pearl of the Gulf." Visit the Islamic Museum which houses more than 5000 artifacts from all over the Islamic World. Continue to the Heritage Museum where you will discover Sharjah's rich and diverse heritage and explore traditions that have endured the test of time. A visit to Sharjah is not complete without a stroll in the souks, where you can bargain for jewelry, handicrafts, and carpets, among other specialty items. Visit the Souk Al Arsah, the oldest in the country, and Souk Al Markazi, the largest souk in Sharjah with over 600 shops where you can bargain to your heart’s content.

Pick up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #6 01 Sep 2018 - 31 May 2019 $39.00
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Falcon Hospital Tour

A special visit to the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital. Here, we will get a deep insight in the tradition of falconry with a display of special tools and equipment. The tour will also include a display of the registration and the unique passports of the falcons, a visit to the examination room where you will see the precious falcons undergoing feather repair, or manicure and pedicure, you will experience a real life work surrounded by a variety of different falcons. Afterwards, you will visit the large aviary where falcons are kept and fly free inside and then the highlight is the opportunity to take photos with the majestic falcons sitting on your arm in our beautiful hospital garden.

Pick up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #7 01 Oct 2018 - 31 May 2019 $60.00
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7 Day Classic Dubai, October 2018
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My trip with my 3 girlfriends was amazing. Gate 1 you did an excellent job.. everything was done professionally and so organized. Ramy the tour guide and Sunil must be your best team members! Ramy is the best. This guy needs a medal ... so educated, kind, sociable! We loved our trip and can’t wait to find a good Greece offer with you guys for next year !

Stephanie H. Kew Gardens, NY
7 Day Classic Dubai, April 2018
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Dear Maria, Our Tour of Dubai was amazing, covering so many places and experiences. The Tour Leader, Kris, was informative, entertaining, and willing to extend herself to cover everyone's needs. We will be recommending Gate1 Travel to all of our friends.

Pauline H. Victoria, AU
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi, April 2018
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Had a wonderful time. It was hard to believe that 20 years ago; Dubai was a desert. All the buildings were above my expectations. The Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is something to behold. Both hotels were beautiful and our guide Attia was fantastic and went into great detail everywhere we went.

John W. Clearwater, FL
7 Day Classic Dubai, April 2018
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My trip was phenomenal, amazing, mind blowing and spectacular...As it being my first time traveling with gate 1 travel I must say my expectations were beyond met plus more. Gate 1 travel took care of literally "everything" and it made for the traveler to do what is most important enjoy the trip...Our tour guide Chris was amazing she is very good at her job and made for a fun trip. Was very informative on the history of UAE. Our bus driver was so kind and punctual such a kind hearted individual. Upon arrival Sunil was so courteous, accommodating and thoughtful I never expected to be welcomed with such kindness. I wont lie when I first booked with gate 1 travel I was soooo skeptical but a few days during the trip I was already searching for my next adventure. I always wanted to travel for a living and although that dream is far and wide I can somewhat live it out through gate 1 services...I definitely will be taking another trip with gate 1 again once I save up enough but until then I will let my imagination take me on a adventure.

Qudus I. Portage, IN
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi, April 2018
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I LOVED it!!! The tour guide was incredibly informative and it’s an absolutely fascinating place to visit. My first trip with Gate1 but it won’t be my last. And thanks to you and all the others at Gate1 who do such a great job taking care of the logistics, arrangements, communications with the customer, etc.

Rita W. Sacramento, CA
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi , March 2018
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Our trip to Dubai was by far the most amazing trip I have ever taken! We were both absolutely fascinated by the country, the architecture and the history. Everything went so smoothly from the moment we landed to the day we left. The hotels were beautiful, the food was amazing and there are not enough accolades for our guide, Attyia. His knowledge of the area was absolutely mind-boggling. He had an answer to every question asked (and there were plenty!) and kept everything perfectly on schedule. Everyone agreed he was the best guide any of us have ever had. Since returning I have told so many people about this tour and many who had no desire to visit there are now planning on going next year. I may ever consider going again! Once again, Gate 1 lived up to our expectations and more. Can't wait to do another trip!

Natalie G. Gilbert, AZ
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi, March 2018
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It was the trip of a lifetime! I tried to post a review but could not find it on the site. Our guide Attia was so knowledgeable, explaining culture and religion, and the history of the region. We feel like we were immersed in a college course! The tours covered so many interesting sites every day. We so enjoyed 2 optional tours especially the dessert excursion, an experience not to be missed. We loved Dubai, until we got to Abu Dhabi, which we loved even more! Thank you from all of us,

Dolores G. Merrick, NY
7 Day Classic Dubai, February 2018
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I loved it! Loved seeing Dubai! Thought everything was taken care of at the airport, the hotel was great and Gigi our tour guide was fantastic. The side tours were engaging. Would defiantly go on another Gate one tour again.

Mary S. Everett, WA
15 Day Classic Dubai & Jordan, February 2018
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The trip was fantastic. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Dubai and Abu Dhabi were very nice and the Guide was extremely positive and enthusiastic. I loved Jordan, the Guide was witty and interesting, the hotels were all impressive, the service was impeccable at all three Marriotts, though Amman and the Dead Sea were especially good and I loved the historical and biblical aspects of Jordan. As has been my experience, Gate 1 came through in flying colors.

Padrick P. Port St. Lucie, FL
8 Day Essential Jordan, February 2018
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Our trip was absolutely wonderful! Jordan completely exceeded our expectations - we went for Petra and the Dead Sea but little did we know the profundity of history in Jordan. Our guide, Waleed, was so incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about his country. We learned so much, experienced so much, and just felt like it was a trip of a lifetime. Ate 1 always does a nice job. Organized and professional.feels like a dream now.

Shabnam Z. Bothell, WA
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi, February 2018
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Fabulous—One of our best (and we’ve been to 56 countries). Attia was undoubtedly the best tour guide we have EVER had.

Gerard W. Cockeysville, MD
8 Day Classic Dubai, January 2018
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Wonderful, wonderful trip!...The local office manager, guides, and drivers are top-nothch professionals and ensured that everyone was taken care of!

Jeffrey G. Katy, TX
15 Day Classic Dubai & Jordan, January 2018
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Trip was one of the kind. I really have to commend Omar, our tour guide in Jordan. He is well knowledge, caring and always on top of everything. The experience fantastic!! Everybody was caring and everything was a planed

Zunilda C. Aventura, FL
7 Day Classic Dubai, January 2018
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Gate 1 did a superb job as usual. Great itinerary, well planned and executed. The tour guide Shalini was very knowledgeable, helpful and ensured that Vegetarian meals were made available to me wherever possible. Now we are starting to plan for another vacation with Gate 1 possibly to Jordan, Israel or a combination of both! Many thanks for offering great vacations at affordable prices!

Anu D. Mississauga, ON, CA
7 Day Classic Dubai , April 2017
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My trip to Dubai was amazing. The best trip I have taken with Gate 1 so far. :) The attention from the Gate 1 personnel was great like always and our tour guide Lourdes was very knowledgeable. I couldn't think twice to take another trip to Dubai with Gate 1.

Lynec C. Miami, FL
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi , March 2017
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The trip was fantastic. The hotels were great and a lot better than we expected. The tour guide was amazing and knowledgeable. Thank you very much for providing affordable trips! We are looking forward next trips with your company soon.

Lien N. San Jose, CA
7 Day Classic Dubai , March 2017
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It was fantastic! We had a great time, everything was PERFECT!! Shannaz and the drivers and the greeters did a GREAT job!! We enjoyed the good guidance and information, the welcome reception, etc. The whole trip went well, we had a wonderful time.

Ivonne C. Miami, FL
7 Day Essential Dubai , February 2017
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We had a wonderful time. Appreciate travel tips provided by Gate 1. All guides and drivers were efficient and professional. Hotel was excellent and staff were friendly and provided excellent service, especially Marites in the dining room.

Lillian J. Daly City, CA
7 Day Classic Dubai, January 2017
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Dubai was wonderful. The itinerary was great. Our guide was very personable and shared a wealth of information about the country and culture with us. The highlight of the trip was the masque and desert safari.

Cheryl J. Garnerville, NY
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi , December 2016
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Our trip to Dubai and Abu Dhabi over Christmas surpassed every expectation we had. What an eye opener to another part of the world. The trip was very educational. It was packed with activities. The hotel accommodations were top notch. The food was good and varied. The bus driver was experienced and a safe driver. The highlight of the trip was our guide, Attia S., a/k/a Tito. He was bright, educated, well versed in the culture and sights, humorous, and spoke perfect English. If we were a rating service, this Gate 1 trip would be at the top of the scale.

Debbie P. Circle Pines, MN
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi , December 2016
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We are still jet lagged and also in awe about the "cultural immersion" tour of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The cultural diversity of these two mega cities was something that we did not expect to see, especially in this part of the world. Nearly 85 percent of the population is comprised of expatriate workers. This is our second tour with Gate 1 Travel and we will gladly do it again. Credit goes to our knowledgeable tour guide Mr. Attia from Egypt.

Edgar S. Fairfield, CA
7 Day Essential Dubai (Houston Special), December 2016
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The trip was fantastic! We would absolutely use Gate 1 again. In particular the two tour guides were superb!! Shalini guided us on the half day Dubai city tour and the full day Abu Dhabi tour. She is the BEST guide we have had any time anywhere. She MADE the two tours! Amy (I think that was her name - it was so much easier to pronounce we thought we'd easily remember it. I hope we did.), our guide for Sharjah, was also terrific. She knew so much about Sharjah having lived there that the morning with her was fascinating. Super, super, super. Kudos to Gate 1 for finding such capable ladies.

Judith P. Houston, TX
7 Day Classic Dubai , November 2016
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I have been adjusting back to my time zone but had in incredible time in Dubai. So glad I was able to go & have been recommending Dubai & Gate 1 to friends. Can't wait to get another stamp on my passport.

Joy L. Hickory, NC
7 Day Classic Dubai, October 2016
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My husband and I had an excellent time! This was our first time using Gate 1 and we were satisfied with every aspect of the trip. Gate 1 gave much attention to detail. Our schedule and the sightseeing stops were excellently planned. We definitely plan on using Gate 1 in the future. Thanks again.

Mahada M. Hagerstown, MD
7 Day Essential Dubai (New York Special), October 2016
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I can only say it was fabulous. From the flight, to the hotel, and the one day trip to Abu Dhabi, I would highly recommend the trip.

Verna S. Brooklyn, NY
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi , October 2016
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I'm speechless by how amazing it was! Gate 1 will be our go to for all our future getaways. Our tour guide Attia was not only kind but a walking History Channel! Gate 1 is lucky to have him on board. Thank you for the amazing experience!

Gilda A. N Miami Beach, FL
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi , October 2016
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My trip to the United Arab Emirates, Dubai. & Abu Dhabi was an exciting and breathtaking experiences, what a great place to visit. Starting with the plane ride, food, hotel, tour guides, greeter, the sightseeing, bus drivers the people at the hotel. The kindness and hospitality treatment and anyone I came in contact with was great from every aspect. I had an overall peaceful and safety trip.

Gwendolyn T. Philadelphia, PA
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi , October 2016
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The trip was comprehensive, exciting, and just the interactions among the Emirates was fantastic. I would recommend this trip to anyone who wants to see Dubai/Abu Dhabi and its' beauty. Our tour guide Amer was excellent. From the camel rides to the barbecue, and the Grande Mosque and fantastic accommodations, we could not have been more pleased. There was so much history I learned about the country. Thank you for a well planned informative trip.

Patricia W. Ambler, PA
8 Day Classic Dubai , October 2016
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A wonderful, exotic adventure. Already plan to visit again, only for a longer period. Everything was handled professionally and expertly. Thoroughly enjoyed the desert ride and dinner and the Dhow dinner cruise. Lourdes (Lu Lu) was very knowledgeable. Look forward to my next adventure!

Karen N. Arlington, VA
9 Day Classic Jordan, October 2016
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We really enjoyed our trip in Jordan. It was very interesting, eye opening and enlightening. The itinerary was well planned and organized. The tour director, Hazim, was very professional, knowledgeable and entertaining. Also every step of the way after landing and at departing we had been taken care of. We are (relatively) seasoned travelers and were really impressed with Gate 1. We definitely have no hesitation in recommending Gate 1 to others and we look forward to join some other Gate 1 tours in the future. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your assistance and cooperation in the arrangement of this trip for us.

Joseph T. VIC, Australia
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi , October 2016
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I'm quite pleased with how well-organized the entire tour was and the selection of hotel, food, sites to visits. The professionalism and well-knowledgeable Gate 1 Travel staff in Dubai were awesome and to be commended. Highly recommended and will definitely consider Gate 1 Travel again in future travels. Thank you for such an educational and enjoyable tour.

Irene T. Hoffman Est, IL
7 Day Classic Dubai , October 2016
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We had a wonderful time. We had a full schedule during our trip. We enjoyed our desert safari tour.

Terestia F. Kissimmee, FL
7 Day Classic Dubai , October 2016
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Dubai was fantastic! Gate 1 provides an excellent tour for the price. This year was even better than last: lodging, transportation; information about the culture, sightseeing and shopping. Marvelous! This is definitely NOT my last excursion.

Greta S. Oklahoma City, OK
9 Day Classic Jordan, September 2016
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Oh, boy - where to start? It was great! Parts were beyond great. Although modern-day Jordan would not be on everybody's top-ten list, for a history buff and for someone who likes really remote places, this trip is fascinating. And yes I'm a history buff and yes I like really remote places. Ancient highways, ancient caravan routes, Crusader castles, Old Testament, Roman ruins, Lawrence of Arabia --- and Petra! Wow. As we've come to expect from Gate 1, this trip was reasonable priced and very well-organized. We were met at the airport on our arrival, and taken care of until the Gate 1 rep put us back onto the plane for home. The accommodations were great (you gonna complain about the Marriott?). The bus was clean, comfortable and spacious. Each day's tour was different and interesting, with no single day being too long or overwhelming. But finally, and most importantly, was your excellent choice of a local tour guide. Hazim was just about everything you want in a guide. He was friendly, articulate, funny, and accommodating. His depth of knowledge of the history, places, cultures, and current events was professorial. Plus, he's just a plain old nice guy. He interfaced with everyone, was informative yet diplomatic about the politics of the region, and handled individual questions and requests with ease. Gate 1's choice of local guides is a single most important reason we come back for more.

William H. Fullerton, CA
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi , April 2016
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Awesome! Awesome! Awesome! This truly was the trip of a lifetime. The accommodations were perfect. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about everything and everyplace. The people are so gracious and hospitable. There is so much history to learn about this up and coming region. We learned a lot about Islam. The Mosques are breathtakingly beautiful. We in America, have many false impressions that are quickly dispelled by seeing firsthand and understanding when taking a trip like this. The flights were fabulous, the food excellent, the people truly amazing. We are recommending Gate 1 and the value of what we received was excellent. Looking forward to another trip with Gate 1.

Jeanette J. New Iberia, LA
8 Day Classic Dubai , April 2016
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The Dubai-Abu Dhabi tour was excellent. I was especially pleased with the variety of activities. There was a good amount of free time which enabled me to see/do things that were not included in the tour. Our tour guide, Shahnaaz, was excellent, very personable and knowledgeable. The Gate 1 representative, Sunil, was extremely helpful. I would definitely recommend this trip to friends.

Thomas W. Palm City, FL
8 Day Classic Dubai, March 2016
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I've gone on many trips with Gate 1 and this one was the BEST EVER!! The destination was exciting, the tour guide was excellent, the accommodations were first class and the included excursions were wonderful. Gate 1 always delivers what it says it will deliver, and this time it exceeded expectations. Good job, Gate 1!

Sarah V. Madison, WI
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi, March 2016
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It was the most wonderful trip we ever had. Gate 1 made it so easy , so educational. They were so organized from the first minute till the last minute. Many thanks to you and your company . Hope to travel again with your company.

Shahnaz M. Pasadena, TX
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi, March 2016
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I had a great time. Dubai is very clean, safe and westernized. Very satisfied with Gate 1 service. Guide was very knowledgeable with great sense of humor.

Geraldine C. Lakewood, CA
15 Day Classic Dubai & Jordan, March 2016
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I had a great time in both countries. Fell in love with Jordan, it's beautiful and has so many different landscapes. I'm ready for the next trip! Thanks for your assistance in the trip

Ana V. Bronxville, NY
8 Day Classic Dubai , February 2016
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It was fantastic, the Gate 1 people in Dubai did a super job. No complaints, best trip we have taken. The hotel was great, service, breakfast good selection. Tour activities, great job. There is no way we could have seen Dubai like we did on our own. Thank you Gate 1, we shall travel with you again.

Persons G Jr. Frisco, TX
7 Day Classic Dubai, February 2016
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Great! Mr. Tito was an exceptional guide, patient, personable, knowledgeable. He made every day a joy, we learned so much.

Amy B. Arlington, VA
8 Day Classic Dubai , February 2016
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The Dubai trip through Gate 1 was great! Dubai is such an interesting, advanced, pushing the limit - place. This is the first organized tour I've ever booked. I've backpacked 15 countries so this was a huge change of pace. Everything was smooth from the airport transfer, right down to the timed visits during the tours. Our guide was very knowledgeable about Dubai and the Emirates. We were impressed to learn so much about the "little" things that some guides wouldn't share. We felt comfortable and well taken care of. We would recommend Gate 1 to other travelers for sure.

Janessa S. Nipawin, Saskatchewan CA
15 Day Classic Dubai & Jordan, February 2016
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The trip was wonderful. Dubai was eye-popping and so modern - I call it a city of "superlatives" with the tallest, biggest, fastest etc. Astounding! Jordan was equally interesting in a totally different way - 2,200 year old Petra was the highlight for me. The Dead Sea experience also ranks at top of my memories. Beautiful trip. Thank you.

Eva R. Hghlnds Ranch, CO
7 Day Classic Dubai, February 2016
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Hello Edward, my trip just was PERFECT!!! We are very happy with everything!! The attentions, the tours, the food, the hotel!!! Everything was terrific!!! Thanks you very much!! For sure we will go to take a trip again with you guys!! Thanks

Rocio C. Orlando, FL
7 Day Classic Dubai , February 2016
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Our trip was amazing and we really enjoyed traveling with Gate 1. The accommodations, tour bus, and tour director were all great. We would definitely recommend Gate 1 and would travel with you again.

Anna D. Boston, MA
7 Day Classic Dubai , February 2016
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Carol and I enjoyed Israel, Jordan and Dubai. We especially enjoyed our Guide Llan, he was the best for knowledge and organizational ability, Hasime from Jordan was good also. I love history and Ilan had lots of Knowledge.

Robert M. Sydney, Nova Scotia CA
15 Day Classic Dubai & Jordan, January 2016
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Everything went very well. No problems. The guides were great and very informative!

Sandra M. Stockton, NJ
8 Day Classic Dubai & Abu Dhabi, January 2016
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The trip was great, Mr. Amed was an excellent tour guide. All went well and the accommodations were top class. Thanks for a great trip

Thomas U. North Bergen, NJ
7 Day Classic Dubai, January 2016
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The trip was very nice. We had very nice accommodations, courteous and prompt assistance from the Gate 1 representatives in Dubai and an excellent, excellent tour guide. We decided to return a day early due to the weather on the east coast. But other than that, it was a terrific trip.

Deberal D. Duluth, GA

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